A Look Into the Life of a 911 Dispatch Operator

Pelican is lucky enough to have a team made up of many talented individuals. We all come from different walks of life and have our own unique personal and professional experiences. One of these Pelican team members is Jessica Swaggart, who worked as a 911 Dispatch Operator for four years. We asked Jessica about her experience during this period of …

The History of Pelican’s St. Landry Branch

The Pelican State Credit Union family grew in November 2017 with the merger of St. Landry Parish Federal Credit Union. St. Landry Parish FCU has been devoted to helping the underserved in its community since day one and merged with Pelican State CU partially because of this strong shared commitment. The team members that came to Pelican through the merger …

Day in the Life of a Pelican Executive: Annette Thames

Have you ever wondered what a member of our Senior Administration team at Pelican does? Well wonder no more! We sat down with Pelican Chief Operations Officer (COO) Annette Thames to learn more about her career, the things she’s learned on her path to leadership and what a day in the life of Pelican’s COO looks like. Read about everything …

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What to Expect From Pelican State of Mind in 2019

It has been beyond a pleasure for us to write this blog for all of you to read weekly. In 2018, we reached a huge milestone—100,000 reads on all of our blog posts—and we’re floored! When we first started Pelican State of Mind, we wanted to create a place that our members can visit to learn about subjects that we’re …

Pelican State CU Beak Squad Gumbo Chili Cook-off

Pelican’s Gumbo and Chili Cook-off: Cooking for Charity

Throughout the year, Pelican’s Beak Squad hosts numerous events to raise money for our charity of the year. At a recent meeting, one of our Beak Squad members suggested that we change up our usual crockpot cook-off, and host a Gumbo and Chili Cook-off instead! The idea sounded mouth-watering, and the Beak Squad members loved it! I mean, it’s definitely …